Windows 10 2020 May Update or allow users to block apps that don’t need to be installed

Microsoft is expected to officially launch Windows 10 Version 2004 (also known as the May 2020 update) to the public soon, and in addition to new features and some details, Windows Defender is expected to give users more granular control to block unwanted applications. Previously, the software had been able to do this more crudely. However, the updated Windows Defender can block plug-ins and modules that are bundled with the main app but are not important (or useless).

Windows 10 2020 May Update or allow users to block apps that don't need to be installed

To enable this Reputation-based Protection feature, you can access the Start menu – go to Settings-

Windows 10 2020 May Update or allow users to block apps that don't need to be installed

Under Trust Protection, you can opt in to block potentially harmful apps, and then specify Block Apps and Block Downloads.

Windows 10 2020 May Update or allow users to block apps that don't need to be installed

Once set up, you’ll receive a notification push after Windows Defender intercepts a harmful app action to decide whether to release/quarantine the app.